Mental Retardation, Autosomal Dominant 31

What is Mental Retardation, Autosomal Dominant 31 syndrome?

It is a rare neurodevelopmental condition. The main symptoms include intellectual disability, severe developmental delay that can present as early as infancy and seizures. Symptoms usually present in affected individuals in infancy.

What gene changes cause Mental Retardation, Autosomal Dominant 31 syndrome?

Mutations in the PURA gene cause the syndrome.

It is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern.

What are the main symptoms of Mental Retardation, Autosomal Dominant 31 syndrome?

The main symptoms of this are syndrome is intellectual disability and development delay. Adaptive behavior is particularly affected and may be lacking or underdeveloped.

Low muscle tone, in infancy, is also characteristic of the condition.

Seizures are another main symptom of the syndrome, including epilepsy.

How does someone get tested for Mental Retardation, Autosomal Dominant 31 syndrome?

The initial testing for Mental Retardation, Autosomal Dominant 31 syndrome can begin with facial analysis screening, through the FDNA Telehealth telegenetics platform, which can identify the key markers of the syndrome and outline the need for further testing. A consultation with a genetic counselor and then a geneticist will follow.

Based on this clinical consultation with a geneticist, the different options for genetic testing will be shared and consent will be sought for further testing

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